Pritzker Signs Consumer Debt Relief Law"We're putting reasonable limits on debt collection to protect people from predation and help them get back on their feet."
New Law Could Mean More Security Cameras Along ExpresswaysThe cameras can be used only for firearm-related offenses or to detect roadway hazards.
New Restrictions On Texting While Driving Take Effect TodayMotorists caught using cellphones while driving will face harsher penalties under a new Illinois law taking effect Monday.
'Golden Parachutes' May Be Gone For Public Officials In 2019"Rather than go through the fight and deal with trying to terminate somebody, they'd rather just pay 'em off and push them out the door."
2018 Illinois Law Protects Consumers Right To YelpA new Illinois law is meant to stop businesses from punishing you for giving them a bad review.
Effort To Delay Abortion-Funding Law FailsThe court fight shows how divisive the abortion issue is, especially among Republicans.
Indiana Law: No Jail For Breaking Into Car To Rescue Pet; But Pay UpBreaking into a locked car to rescue a trapped pet wouldn't get you sent to jail in Indiana, but you would have to help pay for repairs.
New Law Increases Penalties For Bogus 911 CallsFive years ago, a law took effect aimed at deterring bogus calls to 911, making it a felony to make a false 911 call. A new state law adds an additional possible penalty: violators could be ordered to pay up to $10,000 in restitution for the costs of responding to a false 911 call.
Indiana State Police Want To Clear Up New Law For Slow Left Lane DriversIndiana State Police were clarifying a new law taking effect next month, allowing police to ticket drivers who fail to move out of the left lane for approaching traffic.
Indiana Law Allows Police To Ticket Drivers Who Don't Pull Over For SpeedersStarting in July, Indiana motorists could be fined $500 for failing to get out of the way of other drivers who want to pass in the left lane, even if the other driver is speeding.
Mother Of Child Sex Abuse Victim Seeking New State LawA Plainfield mother has taken up the fight to change what she sees as a loophole in the state’s child sex abuse laws, after her daughter’s experience with the justice system in Will County.
New Law Will Require Seat Belts For Back Seat PassengersA new seat belt law goes into effect with the ringing in of the New Year on Sunday.